Toolkit: Take Care of Self

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Student Activity: Taking Care of “Self”

By Brisa Ayub March 27, 2020

DIRECTIONS In each section, draw or write a way in which you take care of your mind, body, and heart. Use a brad to fasten a paper arrow or a paperclip to use as a spinner. When you are done, take a turn and spin, and then spend a few minutes following the tip you… Read More

In a time where there are a lot of unknowns, and when feelings of stress and uncertainty can interfere with our daily routines, there is no better time than now to practice self-care. Why is self-care so important? As a parent, one of the biggest lessons of parenthood is understanding that in order to be… Read More

“Should the cabin lose pressure, oxygen masks will drop from the overhead area. Please place the mask over your own mouth and nose before assisting others.” If you have ever flown on a plane, you probably have heard these very instructions. So why is it so important to take care of yourself before helping someone else?… Read More